Funny how a long walk or a swim can make you feel more like writing. Seeing faces is important too. Sometimes  there is nothing like taking the bus or the train for inspiration. The faces stay with you, make you think. Haunting.

Reading Gothic novels

I've just finished Frankenstein, a strange and haunting book. I can understand why the Gothic novel  had such a hold on people. It does lure you on, even if your instinctive reaction is that it is just a touch silly...